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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 1 decade ago

How is it determined what kind of citizen can hold office?

Natural Born Citizen - Both are U. S. Citizens AND Born in the U.S. mainland

US Constitution Art. II, Sec. 1, Cl. 5

U.S. v. Wong Kim Ark,

169 U.S. 649 (1898)

Perkins v. Elg,

307 U.S. 325 (1939)

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Citizen - Born to at least 1 US Citizen Parent (under federal statute) OR Born in the U.S. mainland Or Naturalized

US Constitution 14th Amendment, Sec. 1

U.S. v. Wong Kim Ark,

169 U.S. 649 (1898)

Perkins v. Elg,

307 U.S. 325 (1939)

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Native Born Citizen - Born in the U.S. mainland

Which category do you believe he falls under?

http://www.theobamafile.com/NaturalBornChart.htm

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Te Constitution and the Courts determine if one is qualified, I think 0bama is not qualified by both court decisions and the Constitution

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